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Tito - The Power of Resistance   History and Archaeology

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Ella (Steellar)

From: Ella (Steellar)


Portraits of Power - Tito - The Power of Resistance
Narrated by Herny Fonda

Marshal Josip Broz Tito (7 May 1892 -- 4 May 1980) was a Yugoslav revolutionary and statesman, serving in various roles from 1943 until his death in 1980. During World War II he was the leader of the Partisans, often regarded as the most effective resistance movement in occupied Europe. While his presidency has been criticized as authoritarian, Tito was "seen by most as a benevolent dictator" due to his successful economic and diplomatic policies and was a popular public figure both in Yugoslavia and abroad. Viewed as a unifying symbol, his internal policies successfully maintained the peaceful coexistence of the nations of the Yugoslav federation. He gained international attention as the chief leader of the Non-Aligned Movement.

Tito - The Power of Resistance

January 1, 2014



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Ella (Steellar)

From: Ella (Steellar)


A man of peasant origin, World War II, on 6 April 1941, German forces launched an invasion of Yugoslavia.

Belgrade, after 9 days Yugoslavia surrended, partisan uprising, after the war he ruled the country as an uncrowned king, David Binder, correspondent New York Times, Yugoslav Communist Party, vision of a federated socialist state, strong presence, monarchic Chetnik movement.

Chetnik leader Draža Mihailovic, domestic enemy number one, Bukarest, Romania, Stalin, Soviets, bloodshed, Poland was reduced to a soviet satellite, Cold War, Czechoslovakia, Tito-Stalin split, June 1948, break with Stalin, socialism.

United Nations, Winston Churchill, John Foster Dulles, common interest of keeping the Soviet Union away from the Mediterranean, Nikita Khrushchev, Hungaria, brutality of Soviet intervention in Hungary,

"Yugoslavia will never be conquered except over the dead bodies of its people."

Alexander Dubcek, Prague, Leonid Iljitsch Breschnew, Moskow.


From: Miyuko


“We have spilt an ocean of blood for the brotherhood and unity of our peoples and we shall not allow anyone to touch or destroy it from within.”

-- Josip Broz Tito

One leader among many that needs to be remembered and learn from!